Rand Paul Confronted By Resident During Town Hall ‘ Get Fucked!’

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During a recent town hall event hosted by Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), he faced an angry, over-the-phone take-down from a Kentucky resident. The individual, Alexis Toon, identified themselves as a “proud Kentucky citizen” and then told Paul via the phone to “get fucked,” after which Paul and the aide sitting alongside him seemed surprised before attempting to promptly move on. On TikTok, Toon wrote after the tele-encounter unfolded that “for some unknown reason they called and asked if I’d like to join the town hall Q&A so I took the opportunity and ran with it.”

Check out footage of what happened below:

@lexitoon

#duet with @j3wcifer for some unknown reason they called and asked if I’d like to join the town hall Q&A so I took the opportunity and ran with it

♬ original sound – Itsjust.chris2 

Recently, Paul has garnered notoriety yet again for his antagonistic treatment of Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health during a Senate hearing. Paul insisted that U.S. authorities had funded so-called “gain of function” research at a medical lab in Wuhan, China, but Fauci insisted that such is simply not correct — and, in addition, Fauci laid out how it’s “molecularly impossible” for certain viruses that were studied to have somehow led to the virus that’s driven the pandemic. As Fauci put it, addressing Paul: “Senator Paul, you do not know what you are talking about, quite frankly. And I want to say that officially. You do not know what you are talking about.”

Rand Paul is up for re-election next year, with former Kentucky state Senator Charles Booker having already announced a Democratic primary campaign for Paul’s Senate seat. The Cook Political Report currently rates Paul’s Senate seat as “solid” Republican, although they rate three currently GOP-held seats — including spots in Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina — as toss-ups. In Pennsylvania and North Carolina, Republican incumbents are retiring, while in Wisconsin, Republican Senator Ron Johnson has not yet indicated whether he intends to run for re-election next year. In all three states, Democrats were either victorious or came close to victory in recent statewide elections. Biden, for instance, won both Pennsylvania and Wisconsin in last year’s presidential race. (Trump won North Carolina by an about 1.3 percent margin.)